In Fossil Corner, you’re a retired paleontologist who enjoys the calm environment of their garage. There, you’ve created a peaceful sanctuary to hang out in and build your fossil collection. Then take some time emailing old friends to stave off the loneliness, or stare out the window at the beautiful fall leaves swirling in the wind.
To really pass the time in your retirement, you’ll focus on building your fossil collection. Fossil Corner features a variety of randomly generated fossils, trilobites, and crinoids for you to collect. You’ll work through a number of puzzles, too. Each puzzle is a box of procedurally generated fossils that form a whole family tree. It’s your job to unscramble that family tree by observing how the species changed over the generations. Once you complete a puzzle box, you receive a fossil to display!
You can find this cute fossil collector on Steam now!
Assemble with Care is a charming puzzle game with a rich, evocative story. You play as Maria, a world-traveling antiques restorer. She’s recently arrived in Bellariva, a sun-soaked town full of problems. Maria doesn’t know just how broken the town is until she dives into the lives of the inhabitants.
It’s Maria’s job to repair the broken items the townsfolk bring her, but she can’t help but delve into their personal lives too. Assemble with Care is all about fixing what’s broken, and you and Maria will do just that. Not only will you work to repair the sentimental items of the townsfolk, but you’ll learn about their emotional lives and come to love their quirks. Fix their beloved items as well as their relationships with each other!
Have you ever dreamed of owning a gorgeous, stately home with a sprawling garden? Now’s your chance! In Botany Manor, you play as retired botanist Arabella Greene in 19th century England. You get to explore the halls of your beautiful home, walk the lush garden paths, and grow all sorts of wonderful plants!
You’ll find all sorts of interactive items scattered about throughout the house, which you’ll use to figure out how best to care for your plants. Each plant in Botany Manor is fussy, requiring very specific needs, which you’ll need to figure out. Start by gathering information about each plant from posters, newspapers, letters, paintings, and more. Then, take that knowledge and plant the seeds, place them in the appropriate environments, and watch them grow. Fill the many rooms of manor with plants, and cultivate incredible gardens outside!
Humble Bundle is a great resource for the thrifty gamer with their bundle offers. Pick a bundle, then choose what you wish to pay. It’s a great way to grab a bunch of games for cheap. Right now, Humble Bundle has a Cozy Games bundle perfect for trying out a bunch of games you may have had your eye on! And these are all worthy of playing. They’re cute, cozy, and wholesome. Some feature powerful stories, while some are just perfect for kicking back and relaxing with.
This offer ends in 20 days, so take your time to decide, but don’t let it pass by!
Cat Cafe Manager
Cat Cafe Manager has you taking over your grandmother’s derelict cafe in the sleepy town of Caterwaul Way. Restore the cafe, renovate it, and decorate it as you wish, turning it into an inviting home for the plethora of cats that call Caterwaul Way home. Hire employees to help manage the cafe, and explore the village to befriend the inhabitants and learn new recipes.
Witchy Life Story
In Witchy Life Story you’re the youngest member of the magical von Teasel family, but you’re not exactly their pride and joy. In fact, you have one more chance to prove yourself or your witch training is over. So, you arrive in the village of Flora to try and save their harvest festival. You have two weeks to make it a success. So, gather herbs, brew potions, get to know the townspeople, and even cast some spells. Maybe cause a little chaos, even.
Here Comes Niko
Play as the adorable Niko, who’s just become a professional friend for Tadpole Inc. in Here Comes Niko! You’ll explore different scenic islands while making friends with people you come across. Complete requests for them by catching fish and bugs, solving puzzles, and even just listening to them. If you’re lucky, they’ll pay you and you can then invest in a train system to get to new islands!
Welcome to the Grove! You’re its new guardian, and it’s your duty to rebuild the village and uncover the story of its past. Garden Story is a chill wholesome game where you’ll complete quests to defend against encroaching Rot, gather resources, restore, and improve the town. There’s even a way to turn off combat to make it even cozier to play!
Lemon Cakeis an adorable little game about restoring a run-down, haunted bakery. Grow fruit and care for animals, who provide ingredients for your bakery. Repair, furnish, and decorate every room to create an inviting little business. Mix and bake up some fantastic recipes, and maybe even convince the ghost to help you out!
Alba: A Wildlife Adventure
Join Alba as she visits her grandparents on a once-beautiful Mediterranean island in Alba: A Wildlife Adventure. She’s ready to explore the island with her friend Ines, but when she sees an animal in trouble, she realizes she needs to help it. As Alba, you’ll start a whole campaign to clean up the island! Convince the townspeople to help out and gather volunteers to restore the island and help the wildlife.
A Short Hike
A Short Hike is about exactly that, hiking! Spend time in the peaceful mountainside of Hawk Peak Park simply exploring. Hike the marked trails or explore the wild back country. Climb some rocky cliffs. Glide over lush landscapes. Take your time to absorb the beautiful surroundings and meet other hikers. Perhaps you can help each other out. Even discover some treasures!
Assemble With Care
Assemble with Care features a meaningful, evocative story line about Maria, a globe-trotting antique restorer as she arrives in Bellariva. She wants to help the inhabitants fix their personal items, but discovers it’s their personal lives that are starting to fracture. It’s harder to fix those, but she’s determined to help. You’ll solve puzzles by fixing items brought to her, meet the townsfolk, and tune into a lovely soundtrack inspired by the 80s.
65% off Coupon for Haven Park
Unfortunately, Haven Park isn’t included in this bundle, just a lovely 65% off coupon! It’s a great discount for such a cute game where you play as Flint, who has just taken over his grandmother’s beloved park. He wants to make it a park campers will love, so it’s up to you to help him out. Fulfill each camper’s wishes and build whatever their hearts desire. Happy campers will attract more business, which means more quirky characters for you to talk to and enjoy!
Remember way back in the ‘90s when technology was wildly evolving and we got fun things like GigaPets and Tamagotchis? I guess they’ve made a comeback lately. However, instead of having yet another item to clutter up your counters with, check out Catgotchi: Virtual Pet, instead!
In Catgotchi, you raise your very own pixel-cat. Take care of all of its needs, and be rewarded with a happy, healthy little kitty friend! You can even raise multiple cats. With a relaxing gameplay loop and brief gameplay sessions, Catgotchi is perfect for those looking to fill a little bit of time.
A Tiny Sticker Tale is a wholesome little adventure game where you play as Flynn the donkey. Armed with your trusty sticker book, embark on a journey across Figori Island. Use your creativity and skills to solve puzzles and thwart the raccoon causing chaos. Engage in a short, but fascinating adventure full of details.
You have full freedom with A Tiny Sticker Tale. Each puzzle has a specific solution, but you can rearrange and decorate each scene however you wish for a fun little aside outside of the game’s story. Almost every item in each stage can be turned into a sticker to be placed into your sticker book for later use. Create a whimsical scene without the pressures of using real stickers you can’t move around!
You can find the demo for this wonderful game on Steam. I picked it up as one of the many, many demos I grabbed from the Steam Next Fest event, and I highly recommend it. It’s simple, but beautiful. A Tiny Sticker Tale features an absolutely gorgeous, living art style that is both inviting and attractive. I can’t wait for the full release of this sweet little game!
This adorable little sticker book adventure has no release date listed, unfortunately. However, thanks to Steam’s current Next Fest, you can find a demo for it to try out (which I recommend!). Don’t forget to Wishlist it, too. A Tiny Sticker Tale will also be coming to the Nintendo Switch.
In The Beasts of Maravilla, you play as a young, aspiring wildlife photographer Marina Montez, who is on a mission to explore the island of Maravilla and discover the extraordinary creatures living there. Her goal is to restore the waning magic of the island. To do that, she needs to prove magical creatures are real and restore humanity’s belief in the magical! Therefore, armed with her grandfather’s camera, and his journal of Maravilla, Marina must run, climb, explore, and solve puzzles to find the wondrous beasts of the island and photograph them.
Discover the 50 different creatures of the Beasts of Maravilla, located in three distinctive ecological zones. Traverse the Singing Jungle, the Glimmering River, and the Painted Plateau in search of the perfect shots. You’ll have to coax out the unusual behaviors of creatures to fill your photo book, but that shouldn’t be an issue! Simply play hide and seek with the otter-crocodile, or be the wing man for a love struck bird-monkey, and so many more. Use your photography skills to get the best shots possible, and don’t be afraid to be creative. Adjust the angle, height, and zoom of your camera to get the perfect shot.
The Zelda-like isometric action RPG, Tunic, released on PC (Steam, Epic Games, and more) and Xbox (including Game Pass) in March 2022. Now, during PlayStation’s State of Play on June 2nd, 2022, we know that it will be releasing for PS4 and PS5 this fall!
In Tunic you get to explore a land filled with lost legends and ancient powers, confront colossal beasts, collect incredible treasure and missing manual pages of a scared book, and solve intricate puzzles. The adorable part? You get to do it as a tiny yet brave fox hero.